Medical Coding Certificate
West Georgia Technical College

Program Details

WGTC offers the online Medical Coding Certificate. This program provides a basic short-term academic credential with potential for future program credit. The curriculum provides advanced training in coding skills for persons wanting to progress in their occupations or who want to prepare for full-time or part-time employment in the medical field. 

Students are provided basic training in the following:

  • physicians’ procedural coding skills
  • medical procedural coding skills
  • anatomy and physiology
  • medical terminology


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Placement test may be required (can be waived by SAT, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, or ACCUPLACER scores from the past 5 years, or previous college or technical school course work completed at an accredited institution)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges